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Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2014

Baby Lap Time

Cleveland Park Library

1:30 p.m.
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants.For children ages 0-12 months.Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

Tech Tuesdays

Southeast Library

2 p.m.
Come by The Southeast Neighborhood Library for lessons in a variety of popular tech tools that are being used today. A librarian will be on hand to demonstrate the various functions of these tools and answer any questions you may have. The classes will be around an hour long and there will be a few laptops available for use. Feel free to bring your own laptop to the class. All classes will start at 2:00 p.m in the meeting room on the lower level of the library. 

DC Job Seekers Clinic

Northeast Library

2 p.m.
The Job Seekers Clinic at Northeast Library will meet on the first and third Tuesday of each month from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. The clinic provides hands-on support to DC Job Seekers, a one-stop portal to job seeking resources.During the clinic, we can help you get started with basic job search tasks:

E-Reader Drop-In Clinic

West End Library

2 p.m.
Confused about how to download books and media to your e-Reader? Come to our e-Reader Drop-In Clinic, Tuesdays

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Parklands-Turner Library

2 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Baby Laptime

Cleveland Park Library

2:30 p.m.
A time of stories, songs, and rhymes designed to foster early literacy in infants, for children ages 0-12 months. Space is limited, please call 202-282-3073 to register.

DC Reads: Book Discussion

Woodridge Library

3 p.m.
As part of the month-long celebration of DC Reads, we will be reading and discussing Dinaw Mengestu's book 

Wordless Book Toddler Art and Stories

Georgetown Library

3:30 p.m.
Join us for an interactive story time that includes songs, rhymes, a craft activity and wordless picture books.

Movie Tuesday

William O. Lockridge/Bellevue Library

3:30 p.m.
Come watch an animated, anime, or live action film!Appropriate for families and ages 5 and older.

Children's Halloween Movie

Palisades Library

3:30 p.m.
In this animated parody of Mary Shelley's

Word II Intermediate

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4 p.m.
Learn more features of this word-processing software that can help you further your career. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis.Instructor: D. P. GroganComputer Lab, Room 311Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics and Word I Basics.You will learn to:

Spoktacular Movies

Deanwood Library

4 p.m.
Join us on Tuesdays and Thursdays for scary movies.For ages 8-11.

Teen Café

Mt. Pleasant Library

4 p.m.
Come hang out at the library every Tuesday afternoon and relax with the Wii and more!Check our online calendar for more Teen events at DC Public Library.Ages 13-19.

In the Zone

Tenley-Friendship Library

4 p.m.
Enjoy games, crafts, and other fun.Ages 6-12

Kids' Club

Southeast Library

4 p.m.
Join us for a different activity each week -- games, crafts, science experiments, and more!  Ages 5-12, in the basement program room.October activities:   Oct. 7 Wordless Book Creation Explore some exciting wordless books & make your very own wordless book to take home. Oct. 14 Improv & Storytelling Games

DC Youth Slam Team Poetry Workshop

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

4:30 p.m.
Come to the Teen Space every Tuesday afternoon to participate in an exciting poetry workshop and let your imagination soar.Workshop is run as part of the DC Youth Slam Team, a subset of the Split This Rock poets association. Please contact Jonathan Tucker at 202.787.5279 to sign up for the class.Ages 13-19.

Rosedale Library's Sing-Along Movie Nights

Rosedale Library

4:30 p.m.
We already know Kids Love Karaoke.Now it's time to take the performances to the next level! All ages are welcome to participate.Movie themed-costumes are strongly encouraged. Microphones will be available for participants to sing-along with the films!Call 202-727-5012 for details about the sing-along films. 

T'ai Chi for Beginners

West End Library

4:30 p.m.
Beginning classes taught by Susan Lowell from tenleytowntaichi.com.
Knitting circle

Knitting Circle

Southeast Library

5:30 p.m.
Get started on your holiday crafting with our knitting circle! Bring your knitting needles and yarn and we’ll provide the knitting books and fun. (Crocheters are welcome too!)

Lets Communicate in American Sign Language

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

5:30 p.m.
Beginning Level. 100+ ASL vocabulary words and rules of grammar.  Any level is welcome to join the class, review, learn new signs. FREE and open to the public.No need to register. Instructor: Cheryl Lewis.Room A-10 (Lower Level)Questions?  Call 202-559-5368 or email  lbph.dcpl@dc.gov

DC Reads: African Film Series

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Library - Central Library

6 p.m.
DC Public Library has lined up two special documentary films about life of African immigrants in the United States and their connection to the complex issues facing their home countries. Both shows start at 6 p.m. in Room A-5.

10-Minute Stories

Deanwood Library

6 p.m.
Join us for frightfully, funny, ghastly, scary tales told in 10 minutes or less.Tuesdays from 6-6:10 p.m. (ages 5-7) & 7-7:10 p.m. (Ages 8-10). 

Downloadable Media Walk-In Clinic

Juanita E. Thornton/Shepherd Park Library

6 p.m.
Come into the library and learn how to download ebooks and electronic audiobooks from our website.Bring your own e-Reader for hands-on instruction.For more information, call 202-541-6100.

PJ Story Time

Woodridge Library

6 p.m.
You come in your pajamas, maybe bring a favorite stuffed animal, and we'll provide the bedtime stories.For ages 6 months to 5 years.

Writing Grants: Criteria, Pitfalls and Hints for Succesful Grant Proposal Writing

Capitol View Library

6:30 p.m.
Do you want to get in the grant writing game?Join Dawn Mabery, grant writing specialist, for a presentation on successful grant proposal writing.

Night Yoga

Northwest One Library

6:30 p.m.
Join us at Northwest One for free Yoga lessons every Tuesday except the first Tuesday of the month.We welcome all skill levels and provide mats!Classes are an hour long.

Book Talk: S Street Rising: Crack, Murder, and Redemption in D.C.

Watha T. Daniel/Shaw Library

6:30 p.m.
During the height of the crack epidemic that decimated the streets of D.C., Ruben Castaneda covered the crime beat for The Washington Post. The first in his family to graduate from college, he had landed a job at one of the country’s premier newspapers.

Queer Book Club

Northeast Library

7 p.m.
Come to the first meeting of a new monthly Queer Book Club at Northeast Neighborhood Library!

Free Yoga Classes

Cleveland Park Library

7 p.m.
Free weekly yoga classes led by a qualified instructor, courtesy of Yoga Activist.Geared toward beginners, but all are welcome.

English/Spanish Conversation Hour

Takoma Park Library

7 p.m.
Join English and Spanish speakers every first and third Tuesday of the month for a half-hour of conversation in Spanish followed by a half-hour of conversation in English.